An analog CRT monitor in a wheelchair is the focal point of a performance-based video installation created by the artist Panteha Abareshi. The monitor displays an abstract cerulean blue image against a half-red, half-black background. The artwork was performed by the artist in a wheelchair. Despite the stark contrast in the color palette, the performance is an engaging and harrowing experience.
If you’ve ever experienced the harrowing experience of being in a wheelchair, you’ve probably felt the overwhelming sense of loneliness and despair. This is understandable, but when you consider the alternative, it seems even more terrifying. One performance video installation created by an artist on a wheelchair is called Natural Disaster. In it, a performer sits in the chair while a CRT monitor sits in front of him. In the wheelchair, the monitor shows an abstract cerulean blue image against a half-red, half-black backdrop.